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Don't play coy with me

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by joe king, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Yeah, I'd say they can use a COPY editor

    Company: The Detroit News
    Position: Sports Coy Editor Needed
    Location: Detroit, Michigan
    Job Status: Full-time
    Salary: Negotiable
    Ad Expires: August 28, 2006
    Job ID: 662469
    Website: http://detnews.com

    The Detroit News, is looking for an experienced sports copy editor to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative individual with strong editing skills and the desire to make the section a better read every day. Some design skills are welcomed, but not required. Send your resume and clips to: Assistant Managing Editor Kristi Bowden at kbowden@detnews.com, or 615 W. Lafayette Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226.
  2. Mira

    Mira Member

    Oh come on, I can't believe I finally get to do this.

    You're hired!
  3. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Uh, Mira, you don't get to use "finally" when you only have 65 points. And I'll have an Icehouse, thank you. :)
  4. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    Not to mention I'm pretty sure you misinterpreted the general spirit of "You're hired!"
  5. Lion_Woods

    Lion_Woods Active Member

    Maybe they need a Coach Of the Year editor.
  6. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    Apparently spurred by our ridicule, they have now fixed the jjobs.com listing.

    Oh, well, it was fun while it lasted.
  7. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    And, in a small way, you have helped make the world a better place.
  8. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    We promise to use our power only for good. We'll leave it to others to discern what's good and what's not.
  9. thegrifter

    thegrifter Member

    With great power comes great responsibility.
  10. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    So we have two threads on this opening now. Cool.
  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

  12. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    This poster describes 80 percent of newspaper jobs.
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